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Hundreds of deaths could be linked to Northwest heat wave

Hundreds of deaths could be linked to Northwest heat wave

SALEM, Ore.
'America's Got Talent' tops TV's Nielsen ratings

'America's Got Talent' tops TV's Nielsen ratings

NEW YORK (AP) — Competition at athletic venues dominated the agenda for television viewers last week, but none was as popular as a competition on stage.
Porter Airlines gets federal loan up to $270.5 million, including money for refunds

Porter Airlines gets federal loan up to $270.5 million, including money for refunds

TORONTO — The parent company of Porter Airlines has reached an agreement with the federal government for loans valued up to $270.5 million, including $20.5 million to refund passengers for flights cancelled during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shaw Communications Q3 profit surges on tax liabilities revision and revenue growth

Shaw Communications Q3 profit surges on tax liabilities revision and revenue growth

CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc. says it had $354 million of net income for the three months ended May 31, compared with $184 million in last year's fiscal third quarter.
Final figures from 2020-21 show Alberta with $17B deficit, over $5B in COVID-19 costs

Final figures from 2020-21 show Alberta with $17B deficit, over $5B in COVID-19 costs

EDMONTON — The latest figures show Alberta's fight against COVID-19 cost more than $5 billion by the end of the last fiscal year in March.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,165.58, down 5.44 points.) Roxgold Inc. (TSX:ROXG). Materials. Up three cents, or 1.6 per cent, to $1.89 on 9.5 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite has best half-year start in decades as it climbs 15.7 per cent

S&P/TSX composite has best half-year start in decades as it climbs 15.7 per cent

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended its best half-year start in decades as it posted a sixth straight month of gains to climb 15.7 per cent to date in 2021.
Economy contracted 0.3 per cent in April, biggest hit since early days of pandemic

Economy contracted 0.3 per cent in April, biggest hit since early days of pandemic

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy appears to have suffered its worst two-month stretch since the great plunge it took just over a year ago, as Statistics Canada reported a decline in real gross domestic product for April and foresees a similar drop in Ma
Lightspeed POS Inc. shareholders to vote on name change in August

Lightspeed POS Inc. shareholders to vote on name change in August

MONTREAL — Lightspeed POS Inc. shareholders will vote this summer on whether to change the company's name. The Montreal-based technology business says shareholders will decide whether the company is renamed Lightspeed Commerce Inc.
Quebec says public sector workers will start returning to offices in September

Quebec says public sector workers will start returning to offices in September

MONTREAL — Public sector workers will begin gradually returning to their offices in September, the Quebec government said Wednesday, as health officials reported 126 new cases of COVID-19.